Mar 16, 2022

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AI-generated video of Yoon Suk-yeol
Mar 16, 2022

AI for President: How South Korean president's campaign used deepfakes.

A deepfake of South Korea’s new president helped propel him into office. Yoon Suk-yeol, who won the country’s March 9 election, campaigned using videos that featured an AI-generated likeness of himself answering voters’ questions.
Poker game
Mar 16, 2022

Know When to Fold ’Em: Casinos use AI to spot gambling addicts.

Lose too much money at Texas hold ’em, and you may get an AI-generated warning. Casinos and gaming websites are using machine learning to flag gamblers who show signs of addictive behavior.
Group of pigs
Mar 16, 2022

Barnyard Sentiment Analysis: AI calculates a pig's mood using snorts.

Neural networks may help farmers make sure their animals are happy. Researchers led by Elodie Briefer and Ciara Sypherd at University of Copenhagen developed a system that interprets the moods behind a pig’s grunts and squeals.
Overview of Graph Hyper Network (GHN-2)
Mar 16, 2022

Who Needs Training? Graph neural network selects optimal weights for image tasks.

When you’re training a neural network, it takes a lot of computation to optimize its weights using an iterative algorithm like stochastic gradient descent. Wouldn’t it be great to compute the best parameter values in one pass? A new method takes a substantial step in that direction.
Wooden ladder pointing to the sky with a hand on it
Mar 16, 2022

How AI Can Help Achieve Humanity's Grand Challenges

Last week, I wrote about the grand challenge of artificial general intelligence. Other scientific and engineering grand challenges inspire me as well. For example, fusion energy, extended lifespans, and space colonization have massive...
Wooden ladder pointing to the sky with a hand on it
Mar 16, 2022

The Batch: AI For President, Pig Sqeal Recognition, Help For Problem Gamblers, Hypernetworks For Hyper Training

Last week, I wrote about the grand challenge of artificial general intelligence. Other scientific and engineering grand challenges inspire me as well. For example, fusion energy, extended lifespans, and space colonization have massive potential to remake civilization (for good or ill).

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